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Ancestors of Peter Jennings Talbot II


      70. Alexander Bryan Johnson, born May 29, 1787 in Gosport, Hants, England; died September 09, 1867 in Utica, NY. He was the son of 140. Bryan Johnson and 141. Leah. He married 71. Abigail Louisa Smith Adams October 23, 1814 in at Abigail's residence by Rev. Henry Dwight, Presbyterian minister of Utica.

      71. Abigail Louisa Smith Adams, born September 08, 1798; died July 04, 1836. She was the daughter of 142. Charles Francis Adams and 143. Sarah (Sally) Smith.

Notes for Alexander Bryan Johnson:
American Biographical Library
The Biographical Cyclopędia of American Women
Volume II
American Biographical Notes
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The Chicago Historical Society
page 227
JOHNSON, ALEXANDER, BRYAN, A. M., son of Bryan, an eminent banker; b. at Gosport, Eng., May 29, 1786. Removed to Utica in 1801. Was in business with his father until 1809; studied law and was admitted as a counselor, but never practiced. In 1816 he became a banker at first as cashier and secretary of the Utica Insurance Company, a banking institution whose charter he procured, and afterwards as president of the Ontario Branch Bank of Utica. The latter position he [p.227] occupied from Sept,, 1819 until July, 1857. He d. Sept. 9, 1867. Besides a volume of political papers made up of newspaper contributions, he was the author of several works relating chiefly to his philosophy of human knowledge, viz.: "The Philosophy of Human Knowledge, or a Treatise on Language," "The meaning of Words Analyzed." "The Physiology of the Senses," "Deep Sea Soundings, or the Ultimate Analysis of Human Knowledge," etc., also "Religion in its Relation to the Present Life" and " Papers in Banking"


More About Alexander Bryan Johnson:
Fact 1: January 18, 1822, Admitted to NY state bar

More About Alexander Johnson and Abigail Adams:
Marriage: October 23, 1814, at Abigail's residence by Rev. Henry Dwight, Presbyterian minister of Utica
     
Children of Alexander Johnson and Abigail Adams are:
  i.   John Adams Johnson, born October 03, 1815; died November 29, 1820.
  ii.   Alexander Smith Johnson, born July 30, 1817 in Utica, NY; died January 26, 1878 in Nassau, Bahamas; married Catherine M. Crysler November 08, 1852 in St. Catherines, Ontario; died Unknown.
  More About Alexander Johnson and Catherine Crysler:
Marriage: November 08, 1852, St. Catherines, Ontario

  iii.   Bryan Johnson, born April 30, 1819 in Utica, NY; died 1837 in buried at Trinity Church, NYC.
  More About Bryan Johnson:
Fact 1: unmarried

  iv.   John Adams Johnson, born February 28, 1821 in Utica, NY; died Unknown.
  More About John Adams Johnson:
Fact 1: unmarried

  v.   William Clarkson Johnson, born July 16, 1823 in Utica, NY; died January 28, 1893 in NYC; married (1) Henrietta Maria Douw; died Unknown; married (2) Mary Cornelia Nicholson; died Unknown; married (3) Louisa Catherine Adams June 30, 1853 in Washington, D.C; born December 02, 1828 in Washington, D.C.; died July 16, 1859 in Far Rockaway, NY.
  More About William Johnson and Louisa Adams:
Marriage: June 30, 1853, Washington, D.C.

  vi.   Charles Adams Johnson, born April 03, 1826 in Utica, NY; died Unknown in New Haven, CT.
  vii.   Sarah Adams Johnson, born September 27, 1829 in Utica, NY; died Unknown; married James Stoughton Lynch April 28, 1848; died April 03, 1890 in Utica, NY.
  More About James Lynch and Sarah Johnson:
Marriage: April 28, 1848

  viii.   Arthur Breese Johnson, born December 03, 1830 in Utica, NY; died November 03, 1883; married Eliza S. Hunt; died Unknown.
  35 ix.   Louisa Ann Smith Johnson, born November 24, 1832 in Utica, NY; died November 29, 1929; married George Bolton Alley April 19, 1852 in her father's house in Utica, NY.
  x.   Frances Elizabeth Johnson, born November 07, 1835 in Utica, NY; died Unknown; married Charles Platt Williams; died Unknown.
  More About Charles Platt Williams:
Fact 1: of Boonville, NY


      72. David Burr, born November 07, 1778 in Hingham, MA; died June 21, 1852 in Hingham, MA. He was the son of 144. David Burr and 145. Mary Fearing. He married 73. Matilda Cushing in Hingham, MA.

      73. Matilda Cushing, born Abt. 1801 in Scituate, MA; died August 18, 1884 in Hingham, MA. She was the daughter of 146. Joseph Cushing.

Notes for David Burr:
Cooper and farmer

More About David Burr and Matilda Cushing:
Marriage: Hingham, MA
     
Children of David Burr and Matilda Cushing are:
  i.   David Burr, born December 26, 1825 in Hingham, MA; died January 15, 1879 in Hingham, MA; married Sarah A. Colbath November 23, 1847; died Unknown.
  Notes for David Burr:
Farmer

  More About David Burr and Sarah Colbath:
Marriage: November 23, 1847

  ii.   Joseph Cushing Burr, born August 01, 1827; died Unknown.
  Notes for Joseph Cushing Burr:
See "Hingham in the Civil War"

  iii.   Matilda Cushing Burr, born November 04, 1831; died Unknown; married David B. Burbank November 14, 1858; died Unknown in of Candia, NH.
  More About David Burbank and Matilda Burr:
Marriage: November 14, 1858

  36 iv.   Elisha Burr, born May 15, 1839 in Hingham, MA; died November 10, 1909 in Hingham, MA; married Mary Jane Pratt February 26, 1860 in Hingham, MA.


      74. Nichols Pratt89, born February 10, 1808 in Cohasset, MA89; died Unknown. He was the son of 148. Doctor Ezekiel Pratt and 149. Clara Lothrop. He married 75. Ruth Snow December 23, 1835 in Cohasset, MA.

      75. Ruth Snow, born in Cohasset, MA; died Unknown. She was the daughter of 150. Henry Snow.

More About Nichols Pratt and Ruth Snow:
Marriage: December 23, 1835, Cohasset, MA
     
Children of Nichols Pratt and Ruth Snow are:
  i.   Clara J. Pratt89, born July 30, 1836 in Cohasset, MA89; died May 02, 1838 in Cohasset, MA89
  ii.   Henry F. Pratt89, born August 12, 1838 in Cohasset, MA89; died Unknown; married Ella Savin January 26, 1871 in Boston, MA89; born in Boston, MA89; died Unknown.
  More About Henry Pratt and Ella Savin:
Marriage: January 26, 1871, Boston, MA89

  iii.   Nichols Pratt89, born September 23, 1840 in Cohasset, MA89; died Unknown; married Abbie Veazie November 08, 186689; born in Belfast, ME89; died Unknown.
  More About Nichols Pratt and Abbie Veazie:
Marriage: November 08, 186689

  37 iv.   Mary Jane Pratt, born November 06, 1842 in Cohasset, MA; died September 20, 1940 in Hingham, MA; married Elisha Burr February 26, 1860 in Hingham, MA.


      80. Gideon Morehouse Jennings90,91, born January 1800 in Greens Farms, CT; died September 10, 1874 in Greens Farms, CT (bur. Greens Farms Congregational Church, Greens Farms, CT)92. He was the son of 160. Jesse Jennings and 161. Sarah Morehouse. He married 81. Betsey Sherwood.

      81. Betsey Sherwood93, born May 23, 1804; died April 25, 1871 in Greens Farms, CT (bur. Greens Farms Congregational Church, Greens Farms, CT)93.

Notes for Gideon Morehouse Jennings:
Gideon was a farmer, with considerable land holdings in Greens Farms, and was one of the original settlers of Westport, CT. He lived in Greens Farms, just south of the green with the railroad behind him. The railroad went through when he was forty-eight years old. The house, which stood southerly across the road from the present boulder monument, was destroyed by fire. His wife was Betsey Sherwood from Bayberry Lane. His brother was Captain Joseph Jennings of Southport who was in the shipping business. Together they owned a large slice of the "Field", land beyond Frost Point. [from "The Jennings Family" Fairfield News - 7/10/1936]

More About Gideon Morehouse Jennings:
Fact 1: March 02, 1800, baptized at Westport94
     
Children of Gideon Jennings and Betsey Sherwood are:
  40 i.   Austin Jennings, born September 16, 1838 in Greens Farms, CT; died March 04, 1914 in Bridgeport, CT (bur. Mountain Grove Cem.); married Eliza Mercy Jennings.
  ii.   Emeline Jennings, born 1827 in Greens Farms, CT; died 1913 in Redding, CT; married William H. Gorham; born 1823; died April 07, 1876 in Redding, CT.
  Notes for Emeline Jennings:
buried in cemetery in Redding off Rt. 58, south of Cross Highway (across from St. Francis Catholic Church)

  Notes for William H. Gorham:
buried in cemetery in Redding off Rt. 58, south of Cross Highway (across from St. Francis Catholic Church)

  Marriage Notes for Emeline Jennings and William Gorham:
Settled in Couch's Hill in Redding, CT

  iii.   Mary Jennings, died Unknown; married Charles B. Sherwood; died Unknown.
  iv.   Sarah Jennings, died Unknown; married Frederick Wheeler; died Unknown.
  Marriage Notes for Sarah Jennings and Frederick Wheeler:
Settled in Easton, CT

  v.   Mary E. Jennings95, died October 29, 1826 in Greens Farms, CT (bur. Greens Farms Congregational Church, Greens Farms, CT)96


      82. John Morehouse Jennings97, born December 09, 179897; died January 10, 188397. He was the son of 164. Burr Jennings and 165. Mercy Morehouse. He married 83. Anna Burr Jennings.

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